The Shippensburg University women’s tennis team traveled to West Chester to take on PSAC adversary West Chester University on Wednesday, April 6.
The Raiders were unable to achieve victory on the South Campus Courts, but they did win close games throughout the process.
Two Raiders, senior Emily Cox and freshman Gabbie Binder, both won two games each at No. 2 doubles. Senior Brittnee Buckley and junior Emilie Luttman also each won one game in the No. 1 doubles.
Freshmen Bryanna Beamer and Kaylin Gallagher were also both able to win two games at No. 3 doubles.
In singles action, the sole winner was freshman McKensi Washabaugh, who won one game in each set throughout the No. 3 singles duration.
After the contest at West Chester, the Raiders dropped to 3-8, 1-3 PSAC East, while West Chester jumps to 11-5, 4-0 PSAC East.
The tough matches come as Shippensburg looks to pick up its second PSAC victory of the season.
The Red Raiders tennis team met with East Stroudsburg University on Friday, April 8, at Shippensburg University’s Robb Sports Complex.
Shippensburg failed to win in a close match as the Raiders fell to PSAC Eastern Division foe East Stroudsburg, 6-3.
The Raiders, now 3-9, 1-4 PSAC East, lost in No. 1 (8-3) and No. 2 (8-4) doubles, but freshmen Bryanna Beamer and Kaylin Gallagher picked up a victory at No. 3 doubles, 8-3.
Singles participants freshman Vanessa Ruffo (6-2, 6-2) and junior Emilie Luttman (6-4, 7-5) were both able to pick up close victories for a straight win on the set.
The loss for the Raiders marks a tough and competitive PSAC conference. The team’s season has hit an early patch of turbulence.